"But Shallmar's Christmas story is a tale of compassion and charity, and the will to help fellow human beings not only survive, but also be ready to spring into action when a new opportunity presents itself. Bittersweet yet heartwarming, Saving Shallmar is a wonderful Christmas season story for readers of all ages and backgrounds, highly recommended." - Small Press Bookwatch
About the Author
James Rada, Jr. is the author of seven novels. These include the historical novels Canawlers, October Mourning, Between Rail and River and The Rain Man. His other novels are Logan’s Fire, Beast and My Little Angel. Battlefield Angels: The Daughters of Charity Work as Civil War Nurses is non-fiction history. Looking Back and Looking Back II are collections of interesting stories about Western Maryland. His articles appear regularly in a variety of regional and national magazines such as History Channel Magazine, Boy's Life and History Magazine. Jim has also had more than two dozen short stories published. Jim works as a freelance writer who lives in Gettysburg, PA, where he lives with his wife and sons. He has received numerous awards from the Maryland-Delaware-DC Press Association, Associated Press, Maryland State Teachers Association and Community Newspapers Holdings, Inc. for his newspaper writing.